Linda Nemec Foster’s Essay “Dear Lake Erie” is Included in a Reading and Publication, Art Speaks to Water: Love Letters to the Lakes

The program and publication was presented to the International Joint Commission on Great Lakes in Traverse City, Michigan.

For more information about this environmental cause, visit the organizers’ (FLOW – For Love of Water) website at: https://flowforwater.org

Interview with Shelley Irwin on WGVU

Linda Nemec Foster was interviewed by Shelley Irwin on WGVU (the NPR affiliate in Grand Rapids) on May 31st for the Morning Show to discus her 2019 Michigan Notable Book Award.

To listen to the full interview, please click here.

Linda Nemec Foster is Interviewed on WBLV-FM (Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp’s Public Radio Station)

Linda Nemec Foster was interviewed on WBLV-FM by radio host, Foley Schuler, on March 5, 2019.

To listen to the full interview on WBLV’s website, click here.

Poet Laureate Archives from the Grand Rapids Public Library

Linda Nemec Foster’s personal and detailed records of her accomplishments as Grand Rapids’ first Poet Laureate is now available through the Grand Rapids Public Library.

To view the full records, click here to visit the Grand Rapids Public Library.

The Lake Michigan Mermaid is a finalist in a National Book Competition Sponsored by ForeWord Reviews.

The Lake Michigan Mermaid is a finalist in this national book competition for independent, university, and small presses sponsored by ForeWord Reviews for the following prize: “2019’s ForeWord Book of the Year Award in Poetry”.

The Lake Michigan Mermaid is a Finalist in a National Conest for Superior Cover Artwork by the Eric Hoffer Book Awards.

The Lake Michigan Mermaid is a finalist in this prestigious national contest given for superior cover artwork by the Eric Hoffer Book Awards for the following prize: “2019’s The da Vinci Eye Award”.

The Lake Michigan Mermaid is Selected by the Library of Michigan as a Michigan Notable Book for 2019

This annual award honors 20 acclaimed books from over 300 titles submitted. The Lake Michigan Mermaid is among those celebrated.

To view the full list, click here to visit the Detroit Free Press website.

Michigan Public Radio Recommends The Lake Michigan Mermaid as One of the Top Michigan Notable Books for 2019

The Lake Michigan Mermaid was honored as a “2019 Michigan Notable Book” by the Library of Michigan.

To view the full list of Michigan’s Notable Books (including Michigan Radio’s interview with Linda Nemec Foster & Anne-Marie Oomen), please click here to visit the Michigan Radio website.

Michigan Public Radio 2018 Book Gift Guide Recommends The Lake Michigan Mermaid

Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen’s latest poetry book, The Lake Michigan Mermaid, has been recommended by Michigan Public Radio in their 2018 Book Gift Guide!

Click here to view the full Michigan Public Radio 2018 Book Gift Guide.

Linda Nemec Foster is interviewed on WYCE’s Electric Poetry

Linda Nemec Foster was recently interviewed on a episode of WYCE’s Electric Poetry hosted by Kelsey May Fraser, which aired on 9/11/18.

To listen to the full interview, click on the play button below or click here to visit WYCE’s website.